Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was released from prison today and flown to a military hospital.
The former president is 85 and in poor health.
The Washington Post reported:
Deposed former president Hosni Mubarak was freed from prison Thursday and flown by helicopter to a military hospital in Cairo a day after a court ordered the release of the longtime strongman.
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State-run news media said Mubarak, 85, arrived at the Maadi military hospital aboard a medically equipped helicopter. Dozens of his supporters rallied outside Cairo’s Tora prison earlier in the day as they awaited his release from more than two years in detention, the Associated Press reported.